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ACTIVE SHOOTER/VIOLENT INTRUDER

Do you know the early warning signs of a potential violent event? Our class will define the characteristics, potential targets, and phases of an active assailant event including early warning signs, multiple calls, audible gunshots, and seemingly unrelated explosions. We discuss liability, preparation before an incident, training you can do, pre-arrival survival instructions and dispatch DOs and DON’Ts. This course will benefit communications/dispatchers, law enforcement officers and deputies, emergency managers, supervisors and all first responders approaching and dealing with an active shooter or violent intruder event. We will also feature discussions on training you can engage in with your work, your family, and while in attendance at large events to help you be prepared.

CHARGING YOUR POST BATTERY

Do you want to know how to get hired for a dispatcher, correctional officer, deputy sheriff, police officer or probation officer position? Do you want to know the difference between them? Do you have a cover letter and resume? Our 4 (four) week class will help prepare you to be hired. We will provide you with an understanding of test-taking techniques, grammar, spelling, punctuation, oral board preparation, and background preparation from people who have been hired, served on oral boards, and review written materials. As part of this class we will provide you with a review of your current resume, cover letter, and generate an assessment tool with feedback on how ready you are to be hired and successful!

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: BUILDING TRUST

This class is designed for all public safety administrators, press information officers, and social media directors. This 8-hour class will help you build trust with your community! This class will include defining ways to involve programs already being offered by nationwide businesses, discussions about barriers to engagement and how to overcome them, and development of outcomes and goals for your community while building rapport and trust. Upon completion of this class you will have a roadmap to implement in your agency to increase engagement and prioritize activities, using creativity, in an effort to decrease negative perceptions of your agency.

COMPUTER CRIMES - FORENSIC INVESTIGATIONS

This 8-hour POST-approved class is designed for law enforcement officers to build their skills in computer forensics using real world applications and case studies. Participants will leave with an understanding of the difference between forensics and data recovery, and will be provided with a key data recovery tool for use in their investigations. The course is taught by experts in the field of technology, including a pioneer in the industry who has been providing such services since the 1980s. Over four decades, they have extracted digital data from tens of thousands of clients’ computers and media, whether through personal ownership or court order, and saved data unrecoverable by others. They have faced off against experts in the field both in the United States and abroad. Their collective efforts have included work both for and against small businesses, local governments, and private law practices, as well as federal agencies, large accounting and insurance firms, Fortune 500 companies, and the United States Armed Forces.

CRISIS INTERVENTION UPDATE

This course provides students with in-depth tools to provide critical incident stress management both immediately and over the long term. Maintenance of a CISM team, its protocols/plans to sustain prevention, education, intervention and follow-up will be delineated. Participants will gain an understanding of innovative tools for individual stress reduction, and develop proactive coping strategies. Students will refine their skills in providing individual and group intervention through role play scenarios and exercises, to increase ease in providing CISM.

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is designed for all first responders and dispatchers. Topics include learning the dynamics of critical incident stress as an occupational hazard, developing coping skills, identifying critical incident stress in yourself and co-workers, and developing and refining critical incident stress debriefing and defusing techniques. For all public safety personnel, who will be participating in peer support groups and critical incident stress management teams, including line personnel who have dealt with major traumatic events.

DE-ESCALATION

Communications, law enforcement, and emergency managers will understand how the principles of de-escalation can provide effective tools during contacts with the public and result in improved decision-making, reduction in situational intensity, and create outcomes with greater voluntary compliance. You will be taught not to just surrender, but how to overcome difficult situations through a number of exercises designed to get you prepared prior to an incident. Additionally, you will be given tools to assist you in identifying resources in your community to think about how you may develop relationships before an incident - to shake hands before, rather than point fingers after. If you want to be prepared before a critical incident, this is the class to attend. De-escalation training will challenge you to think about your own bias, beliefs and values to help you work through a stressful incident.

DRONES/UAV

This class is your ticket to learn how to operate, control, and interact with a drone in close quarters, for the purpose of use by public safety. You will have an interactive class learning from an expert in the field about FAA regulations, types of drones/UAVs, potential operating agreements and memorandums of understanding, and resources in your area. Even if you or your agency does not yet have a drone, this class will be invaluable in learning how to establish a program for your agency or regional area. Drones can be used for a wide variety of operations including disaster recovery, mapping, evidence collection, and establishing safe ingress and egress during operations. This class is designed for communications dispatchers, law enforcement, police officers, deputy sheriffs, emergency managers, supervisors and fire staff.

OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANGS / SOVEREIGN CITIZENS

This class is designed for experienced communications staff, law enforcement officers, gang investigators, and dispatch supervisors. We will explain the cultures, behaviors, and law enforcement challenges faced when dealing with outlaw motorcycle gangs and sovereign citizens. You will listen and learn from a dispatcher, who is also an officer, about a gun battle they witnessed while on duty, and his experiences handling the response, investigation, and prosecution of the suspects.

PRINCIPLED POLICING

A key initiative of the 21st Century Policing pillars was to incorporate evidence-based strategies for building trust with your community into police officer training. We know every day that thousands of women and men protect and serve communities across California, under very difficult circumstances. We also understand current perspective is the need to ensure promoting the safety and well being of all people, communities, and visitors. 

There is also the need to continually perform at commendable levels of sacrifice and service under pressure. Our class examines and teaches options available to you and your agency for working within your community. We supply peace officers with tools and strategies to successfully and effectively engage with members of the public. This class serves to provide ideas on positive interaction techniques, using social media, messaging, emergency notifications, and potential bias awareness.

PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT (PREA)

In 2003, President George W. Bush signed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) into federal law. In the past 16 years, what have you done to be prepared to be within compliance? Are you aware of all 455 individual standards you, and your agency, are responsible for? Have you had a PREA audit? If you answered, “I don’t know” to any of the above questions, this class is for you! Our instructors will cover important relevant information from the latest court rulings, US DOJ experts, and the PREA Resource Center, and provide learning exercises for you to discover the solutions necessary for your correctional facilities! This class will reduce liability by giving you tools to address areas of concern, and develop solutions for your agency.

STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is a prerequisite for CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT. This course will address the dynamics of occupational stress, and provide tools to prevent burnout accumulated over the years of public safety service. The acute, delayed, and cumulative nature of stress will be explored with effective techniques to support yourself and your co-workers. You will learn warning signs, participate in learning activities designed to make you think, and help you prepare for issues and problems you will face in your public safety career.

TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOPS

Are you a new supervisor, leader, or manager for a group of employees?
Are you looking to examine what works in your organization?

The time is now to have a meaningful reflection on what works, or could be improved. We will provide you with an in-depth analysis of your organization’s members, including their perspectives. They will participate in goal setting, and objectives for the current year as well as the next five by painting a roadmap of what success means to them. We will work with your organization to ensure the work group goals are aligned with your mission, vision, work plan, ethics, and objectives.

TEMPORARY HOLDING CELLS

Temporary holding cells are inside almost all law enforcement buildings, but few are aware that Title 15, Section 1024, of the California Code of Regulations requires continuous professional training every two (2) years for anyone who operates as custodial personnel. This includes all those with direct interaction with arrestees, and supervisors of those staff members with direct contact, while being held in a dedicated space for temporary detention in a law enforcement or court holding facility. 

We provide an 8-hour class covering: jail operations, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), de-escalation, bias awareness, liability, emergency procedures, minimum jail standards, inmate segregation, suicide prevention, and juvenile procedures. We designed this class to be interactive, while providing the most up-to-date information on regularly changing legal requirements.  Our class offers exercises and ideas on what to be aware of in your own facilities, and how to be best prepared.

ACTIVE SHOOTER/VIOLENT INTRUDER

Do you know the early warning signs of a potential violent event? Our class will define the characteristics, potential targets, and phases of an active assailant event including early warning signs, multiple calls, audible gunshots, and seemingly unrelated explosions. We discuss liability, preparation before an incident, training you can do, pre-arrival survival instructions and dispatch DOs and DON’Ts. This course will benefit communications/dispatchers, law enforcement officers and deputies, emergency managers, supervisors and all first responders approaching and dealing with an active shooter or violent intruder event. We will also feature discussions on training you can engage in with your work, your family, and while in attendance at large events to help you be prepared.

CHARGING YOUR POST BATTERY

Do you want to know how to get hired for a dispatcher, correctional officer, deputy sheriff, police officer or probation officer position? Do you want to know the difference between them? Do you have a cover letter and resume? Our 4 (four) week class will help prepare you to be hired. We will provide you with an understanding of test-taking techniques, grammar, spelling, punctuation, oral board preparation, and background preparation from people who have been hired, served on oral boards, and review written materials. As part of this class we will provide you with a review of your current resume, cover letter, and generate an assessment tool with feedback on how ready you are to be hired and successful!

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: BUILDING TRUST

This class is designed for all public safety administrators, press information officers, and social media directors. This 8-hour class will help you build trust with your community! This class will include defining ways to involve programs already being offered by nationwide businesses, discussions about barriers to engagement and how to overcome them, and development of outcomes and goals for your community while building rapport and trust. Upon completion of this class you will have a roadmap to implement in your agency to increase engagement and prioritize activities, using creativity, in an effort to decrease negative perceptions of your agency.

CRISIS INTERVENTION UPDATE

This course provides students with in-depth tools to provide critical incident stress management both immediately and over the long term. Maintenance of a CISM team, its protocols/plans to sustain prevention, education, intervention and follow-up will be delineated. Participants will gain an understanding of innovative tools for individual stress reduction, and develop proactive coping strategies. Students will refine their skills in providing individual and group intervention through role play scenarios and exercises, to increase ease in providing CISM.

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is designed for all first responders and dispatchers. Topics include learning the dynamics of critical incident stress as an occupational hazard, developing coping skills, identifying critical incident stress in yourself and co-workers, and developing and refining critical incident stress debriefing and defusing techniques. For all public safety personnel, who will be participating in peer support groups and critical incident stress management teams, including line personnel who have dealt with major traumatic events.

CTO: A POSITIVE APPROACH

This class is designed for public safety Communications Training Officers for the development of more effective communication skills that enhance C.T.O. leadership, promote transparency in the training relationship, and increase trainer and trainee wellness.

Over 3 days, this 24-hour class will demonstrate how active listening and open discussion in a safe environment can improve trainee motivation. Through a variety of learning activities, we will promote ways to bring more creativity to the learning process, and identify important trainee characteristics such as varied learning styles, aptitudes and attitudes. Trainers will learn how to reduce disruptive behaviors that may hinder learning and have the potential to undermine a successful workplace such as bullying, gossip, and negativity. Our course is also designed to promote trainer self-awareness and emotional intelligence, to decrease stress in the training environment and avoid trainer fatigue or burnout.

DE-ESCALATION

Communications, law enforcement, and emergency managers will understand how the principles of de-escalation can provide effective tools during contacts with the public and result in improved decision-making, reduction in situational intensity, and create outcomes with greater voluntary compliance. You will be taught not to just surrender, but how to overcome difficult situations through a number of exercises designed to get you prepared prior to an incident. Additionally, you will be given tools to assist you in identifying resources in your community to think about how you may develop relationships before an incident - to shake hands before, rather than point fingers after. If you want to be prepared before a critical incident, this is the class to attend. De-escalation training will challenge you to think about your own bias, beliefs and values to help you work through a stressful incident.

DISPATCHERS AND WELLNESS

If you are an experienced communications dispatcher or dispatch supervisor, you can find out how to avoid or treat employee burnout. You will learn compassion techniques, and how to combat fatigue in a highly stressful environment. We will cover wellness information for staff including factors that increase stress, personality style differences, building a personal and professional support network, understanding stress as an occupational hazard, and how cumulative and critical incident stress can affect mental health and work competency. If you are having problems with retention, workers compensation, and burnout, we can help you build the resources you need to not just survive, but thrive in your work environment.

DRONES/UAV

This class is your ticket to learn how to operate, control, and interact with a drone in close quarters, for the purpose of use by public safety. You will have an interactive class learning from an expert in the field about FAA regulations, types of drones/UAVs, potential operating agreements and memorandums of understanding, and resources in your area. Even if you or your agency does not yet have a drone, this class will be invaluable in learning how to establish a program for your agency or regional area. Drones can be used for a wide variety of operations including disaster recovery, mapping, evidence collection, and establishing safe ingress and egress during operations. This class is designed for communications dispatchers, law enforcement, police officers, deputy sheriffs, emergency managers, supervisors and fire staff.

OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANGS / SOVEREIGN CITIZENS

This class is designed for experienced communications staff, law enforcement officers, gang investigators, and dispatch supervisors. We will explain the cultures, behaviors, and law enforcement challenges faced when dealing with outlaw motorcycle gangs and sovereign citizens. You will listen and learn from a dispatcher, who is also an officer, about a gun battle they witnessed while on duty, and his experiences handling the response, investigation, and prosecution of the suspects.

STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is a prerequisite for CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT. This course will address the dynamics of occupational stress, and provide tools to prevent burnout accumulated over the years of public safety service. The acute, delayed, and cumulative nature of stress will be explored with effective techniques to support yourself and your co-workers. You will learn warning signs, participate in learning activities designed to make you think, and help you prepare for issues and problems you will face in your public safety career.

TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOPS

Are you a new supervisor, leader, or manager for a group of employees?
Are you looking to examine what works in your organization?

The time is now to have a meaningful reflection on what works, or could be improved. We will provide you with an in-depth analysis of your organization’s members, including their perspectives. They will participate in goal setting, and objectives for the current year as well as the next five by painting a roadmap of what success means to them. We will work with your organization to ensure the work group goals are aligned with your mission, vision, work plan, ethics, and objectives.

ACTIVE SHOOTER/VIOLENT INTRUDER

Do you know the early warning signs of a potential violent event? Our class will define the characteristics, potential targets, and phases of an active assailant event including early warning signs, multiple calls, audible gunshots, and seemingly unrelated explosions. We discuss liability, preparation before an incident, training you can do, pre-arrival survival instructions and dispatch DOs and DON’Ts. This course will benefit communications/dispatchers, law enforcement officers and deputies, emergency managers, supervisors and all first responders approaching and dealing with an active shooter or violent intruder event. We will also feature discussions on training you can engage in with your work, your family, and while in attendance at large events to help you be prepared.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: BUILDING TRUST

This class is designed for all public safety administrators, press information officers, and social media directors. This 8-hour class will help you build trust with your community! This class will include defining ways to involve programs already being offered by nationwide businesses, discussions about barriers to engagement and how to overcome them, and development of outcomes and goals for your community while building rapport and trust. Upon completion of this class you will have a roadmap to implement in your agency to increase engagement and prioritize activities, using creativity, in an effort to decrease negative perceptions of your agency.

CRISIS INTERVENTION UPDATE

This course provides students with in-depth tools to provide critical incident stress management both immediately and over the long term. Maintenance of a CISM team, its protocols/plans to sustain prevention, education, intervention and follow-up will be delineated. Participants will gain an understanding of innovative tools for individual stress reduction, and develop proactive coping strategies. Students will refine their skills in providing individual and group intervention through role play scenarios and exercises, to increase ease in providing CISM.

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is designed for all first responders and dispatchers. Topics include learning the dynamics of critical incident stress as an occupational hazard, developing coping skills, identifying critical incident stress in yourself and co-workers, and developing and refining critical incident stress debriefing and defusing techniques. For all public safety personnel, who will be participating in peer support groups and critical incident stress management teams, including line personnel who have dealt with major traumatic events.

DE-ESCALATION

Communications, law enforcement, and emergency managers will understand how the principles of de-escalation can provide effective tools during contacts with the public and result in improved decision-making, reduction in situational intensity, and create outcomes with greater voluntary compliance. You will be taught not to just surrender, but how to overcome difficult situations through a number of exercises designed to get you prepared prior to an incident. Additionally, you will be given tools to assist you in identifying resources in your community to think about how you may develop relationships before an incident - to shake hands before, rather than point fingers after. If you want to be prepared before a critical incident, this is the class to attend. De-escalation training will challenge you to think about your own bias, beliefs and values to help you work through a stressful incident.

DRONES/UAV

This class is your ticket to learn how to operate, control, and interact with a drone in close quarters, for the purpose of use by public safety. You will have an interactive class learning from an expert in the field about FAA regulations, types of drones/UAVs, potential operating agreements and memorandums of understanding, and resources in your area. Even if you or your agency does not yet have a drone, this class will be invaluable in learning how to establish a program for your agency or regional area. Drones can be used for a wide variety of operations including disaster recovery, mapping, evidence collection, and establishing safe ingress and egress during operations. This class is designed for communications dispatchers, law enforcement, police officers, deputy sheriffs, emergency managers, supervisors and fire staff.

OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANGS / SOVEREIGN CITIZENS

This class is designed for experienced communications staff, law enforcement officers, gang investigators, and dispatch supervisors. We will explain the cultures, behaviors, and law enforcement challenges faced when dealing with outlaw motorcycle gangs and sovereign citizens. You will listen and learn from a dispatcher, who is also an officer, about a gun battle they witnessed while on duty, and his experiences handling the response, investigation, and prosecution of the suspects.

STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is a prerequisite for CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT. This course will address the dynamics of occupational stress, and provide tools to prevent burnout accumulated over the years of public safety service. The acute, delayed, and cumulative nature of stress will be explored with effective techniques to support yourself and your co-workers. You will learn warning signs, participate in learning activities designed to make you think, and help you prepare for issues and problems you will face in your public safety career.

TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOPS

Are you a new supervisor, leader, or manager for a group of employees?
Are you looking to examine what works in your organization?

The time is now to have a meaningful reflection on what works, or could be improved. We will provide you with an in-depth analysis of your organization’s members, including their perspectives. They will participate in goal setting, and objectives for the current year as well as the next five by painting a roadmap of what success means to them. We will work with your organization to ensure the work group goals are aligned with your mission, vision, work plan, ethics, and objectives.

ACTIVE SHOOTER/VIOLENT INTRUDER

Do you know the early warning signs of a potential violent event? Our class will define the characteristics, potential targets, and phases of an active assailant event including early warning signs, multiple calls, audible gunshots, and seemingly unrelated explosions. We discuss liability, preparation before an incident, training you can do, pre-arrival survival instructions and dispatch DOs and DON’Ts. This course will benefit communications/dispatchers, law enforcement officers and deputies, emergency managers, supervisors and all first responders approaching and dealing with an active shooter or violent intruder event. We will also feature discussions on training you can engage in with your work, your family, and while in attendance at large events to help you be prepared.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: BUILDING TRUST

This class is designed for all public safety administrators, press information officers, and social media directors. This 8-hour class will help you build trust with your community! This class will include defining ways to involve programs already being offered by nationwide businesses, discussions about barriers to engagement and how to overcome them, and development of outcomes and goals for your community while building rapport and trust. Upon completion of this class you will have a roadmap to implement in your agency to increase engagement and prioritize activities, using creativity, in an effort to decrease negative perceptions of your agency.

CRISIS INTERVENTION UPDATE

This course provides students with in-depth tools to provide critical incident stress management both immediately and over the long term. Maintenance of a CISM team, its protocols/plans to sustain prevention, education, intervention and follow-up will be delineated. Participants will gain an understanding of innovative tools for individual stress reduction, and develop proactive coping strategies. Students will refine their skills in providing individual and group intervention through role play scenarios and exercises, to increase ease in providing CISM.

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is designed for all first responders and dispatchers. Topics include learning the dynamics of critical incident stress as an occupational hazard, developing coping skills, identifying critical incident stress in yourself and co-workers, and developing and refining critical incident stress debriefing and defusing techniques. For all public safety personnel, who will be participating in peer support groups and critical incident stress management teams, including line personnel who have dealt with major traumatic events.

DRONES/UAV

This class is your ticket to learn how to operate, control, and interact with a drone in close quarters, for the purpose of use by public safety. You will have an interactive class learning from an expert in the field about FAA regulations, types of drones/UAVs, potential operating agreements and memorandums of understanding, and resources in your area. Even if you or your agency does not yet have a drone, this class will be invaluable in learning how to establish a program for your agency or regional area. Drones can be used for a wide variety of operations including disaster recovery, mapping, evidence collection, and establishing safe ingress and egress during operations. This class is designed for communications dispatchers, law enforcement, police officers, deputy sheriffs, emergency managers, supervisors and fire staff.

STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is a prerequisite for CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT. This course will address the dynamics of occupational stress, and provide tools to prevent burnout accumulated over the years of public safety service. The acute, delayed, and cumulative nature of stress will be explored with effective techniques to support yourself and your co-workers. You will learn warning signs, participate in learning activities designed to make you think, and help you prepare for issues and problems you will face in your public safety career.

TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOPS

Are you a new supervisor, leader, or manager for a group of employees?
Are you looking to examine what works in your organization?

The time is now to have a meaningful reflection on what works, or could be improved. We will provide you with an in-depth analysis of your organization’s members, including their perspectives. They will participate in goal setting, and objectives for the current year as well as the next five by painting a roadmap of what success means to them. We will work with your organization to ensure the work group goals are aligned with your mission, vision, work plan, ethics, and objectives.

ACTIVE SHOOTER/VIOLENT INTRUDER

Do you know the early warning signs of a potential violent event? Our class will define the characteristics, potential targets, and phases of an active assailant event including early warning signs, multiple calls, audible gunshots, and seemingly unrelated explosions. We discuss liability, preparation before an incident, training you can do, pre-arrival survival instructions and dispatch DOs and DON’Ts. This course will benefit communications/dispatchers, law enforcement officers and deputies, emergency managers, supervisors and all first responders approaching and dealing with an active shooter or violent intruder event. We will also feature discussions on training you can engage in with your work, your family, and while in attendance at large events to help you be prepared.

CHARGING YOUR POST BATTERY

Do you want to know how to get hired for a dispatcher, correctional officer, deputy sheriff, police officer or probation officer position? Do you want to know the difference between them? Do you have a cover letter and resume? Our 4 (four) week class will help prepare you to be hired. We will provide you with an understanding of test-taking techniques, grammar, spelling, punctuation, oral board preparation, and background preparation from people who have been hired, served on oral boards, and review written materials. As part of this class we will provide you with a review of your current resume, cover letter, and generate an assessment tool with feedback on how ready you are to be hired and successful!

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: BUILDING TRUST

This class is designed for all public safety administrators, press information officers, and social media directors. This 8-hour class will help you build trust with your community! This class will include defining ways to involve programs already being offered by nationwide businesses, discussions about barriers to engagement and how to overcome them, and development of outcomes and goals for your community while building rapport and trust. Upon completion of this class you will have a roadmap to implement in your agency to increase engagement and prioritize activities, using creativity, in an effort to decrease negative perceptions of your agency.

CRISIS INTERVENTION UPDATE

This course provides students with in-depth tools to provide critical incident stress management both immediately and over the long term. Maintenance of a CISM team, its protocols/plans to sustain prevention, education, intervention and follow-up will be delineated. Participants will gain an understanding of innovative tools for individual stress reduction, and develop proactive coping strategies. Students will refine their skills in providing individual and group intervention through role play scenarios and exercises, to increase ease in providing CISM.

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is designed for all first responders and dispatchers. Topics include learning the dynamics of critical incident stress as an occupational hazard, developing coping skills, identifying critical incident stress in yourself and co-workers, and developing and refining critical incident stress debriefing and defusing techniques. For all public safety personnel, who will be participating in peer support groups and critical incident stress management teams, including line personnel who have dealt with major traumatic events.

DE-ESCALATION

Communications, law enforcement, and emergency managers will understand how the principles of de-escalation can provide effective tools during contacts with the public and result in improved decision-making, reduction in situational intensity, and create outcomes with greater voluntary compliance. You will be taught not to just surrender, but how to overcome difficult situations through a number of exercises designed to get you prepared prior to an incident. Additionally, you will be given tools to assist you in identifying resources in your community to think about how you may develop relationships before an incident - to shake hands before, rather than point fingers after. If you want to be prepared before a critical incident, this is the class to attend. De-escalation training will challenge you to think about your own bias, beliefs and values to help you work through a stressful incident.

DRONES/UAV

This class is your ticket to learn how to operate, control, and interact with a drone in close quarters, for the purpose of use by public safety. You will have an interactive class learning from an expert in the field about FAA regulations, types of drones/UAVs, potential operating agreements and memorandums of understanding, and resources in your area. Even if you or your agency does not yet have a drone, this class will be invaluable in learning how to establish a program for your agency or regional area. Drones can be used for a wide variety of operations including disaster recovery, mapping, evidence collection, and establishing safe ingress and egress during operations. This class is designed for communications dispatchers, law enforcement, police officers, deputy sheriffs, emergency managers, supervisors and fire staff.

OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANGS / SOVEREIGN CITIZENS

This class is designed for experienced communications staff, law enforcement officers, gang investigators, and dispatch supervisors. We will explain the cultures, behaviors, and law enforcement challenges faced when dealing with outlaw motorcycle gangs and sovereign citizens. You will listen and learn from a dispatcher, who is also an officer, about a gun battle they witnessed while on duty, and his experiences handling the response, investigation, and prosecution of the suspects.

PRINCIPLED POLICING

A key initiative of the 21st Century Policing pillars was to incorporate evidence-based strategies for building trust with your community into police officer training. We know every day that thousands of women and men protect and serve communities across California, under very difficult circumstances. We also understand current perspective is the need to ensure promoting the safety and well being of all people, communities, and visitors. 

There is also the need to continually perform at commendable levels of sacrifice and service under pressure. Our class examines and teaches options available to you and your agency for working within your community. We supply peace officers with tools and strategies to successfully and effectively engage with members of the public. This class serves to provide ideas on positive interaction techniques, using social media, messaging, emergency notifications, and potential bias awareness.

PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT (PREA)

In 2003, President George W. Bush signed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) into federal law. In the past 16 years, what have you done to be prepared to be within compliance? Are you aware of all 455 individual standards you, and your agency, are responsible for? Have you had a PREA audit? If you answered, “I don’t know” to any of the above questions, this class is for you! Our instructors will cover important relevant information from the latest court rulings, US DOJ experts, and the PREA Resource Center, and provide learning exercises for you to discover the solutions necessary for your correctional facilities! This class will reduce liability by giving you tools to address areas of concern, and develop solutions for your agency.

STRESS MANAGEMENT

This course is a prerequisite for CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT. This course will address the dynamics of occupational stress, and provide tools to prevent burnout accumulated over the years of public safety service. The acute, delayed, and cumulative nature of stress will be explored with effective techniques to support yourself and your co-workers. You will learn warning signs, participate in learning activities designed to make you think, and help you prepare for issues and problems you will face in your public safety career.

TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOPS

Are you a new supervisor, leader, or manager for a group of employees?
Are you looking to examine what works in your organization?

The time is now to have a meaningful reflection on what works, or could be improved. We will provide you with an in-depth analysis of your organization’s members, including their perspectives. They will participate in goal setting, and objectives for the current year as well as the next five by painting a roadmap of what success means to them. We will work with your organization to ensure the work group goals are aligned with your mission, vision, work plan, ethics, and objectives.

TEMPORARY HOLDING CELLS

Temporary holding cells are inside almost all law enforcement buildings, but few are aware that Title 15, Section 1024, of the California Code of Regulations requires continuous professional training every two (2) years for anyone who operates as custodial personnel. This includes all those with direct interaction with arrestees, and supervisors of those staff members with direct contact, while being held in a dedicated space for temporary detention in a law enforcement or court holding facility. 

We provide an 8-hour class covering: jail operations, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), de-escalation, bias awareness, liability, emergency procedures, minimum jail standards, inmate segregation, suicide prevention, and juvenile procedures. We designed this class to be interactive, while providing the most up-to-date information on regularly changing legal requirements.  Our class offers exercises and ideas on what to be aware of in your own facilities, and how to be best prepared.

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See when the classes below are scheduled on our Eventbrite page.